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Old 10-28-2008, 05:57 PM   #1
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Professionals or Home-Chefs?

Well, maybe I didn't word the title correctly, but are the people here actual chefs that work in a restaurant/catering service/etc. or just cook at home for family and friends? I was just wondering, and please respond!

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Old 10-28-2008, 06:12 PM   #2
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"just" at home for your family?
nice.
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Old 10-28-2008, 06:20 PM   #3
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just at home ...

and i use the term chef lightly ...
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Old 10-28-2008, 06:28 PM   #4
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I am a home chef! I just cook for my family and co-workers. I work in a lawfirm so when I get home, I destress by cooking dinner. I missed my calling bigtime. I enjoy, no love, cooking.
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Old 10-28-2008, 06:44 PM   #5
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Old 10-28-2008, 06:59 PM   #6
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According to my business card, I do it for a living.
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Old 10-28-2008, 07:50 PM   #7
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Old 10-28-2008, 07:54 PM   #8
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Home....who has sold 90 pounds of peanut brittle at Christmas time and spent one week at Le Cordon Bleu
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Old 10-28-2008, 08:18 PM   #9
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Home chef, camp chef on fishing & camping trips, and kitchen cook/chef/dishwasher/volunteer at church. Trying to get the family to refer to me as "Chef" when I'm in the kitchen, but they all just roll their eyes when I suggest it. No respect...

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Old 10-28-2008, 08:23 PM   #10
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I don't consider myself a chef. I'm a cook. I can throw together stuff and make it edible but I am not that creative to think I'm a chef. I can follow a recipe and I can modify a recipe but I can't come up with new dishes on my own.
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Old 10-28-2008, 09:08 PM   #11
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Old 10-28-2008, 09:19 PM   #12
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I have worked in the food service industry in the past but only for family now.
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Old 10-28-2008, 09:33 PM   #13
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Old 10-28-2008, 09:57 PM   #14
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I some times cook at home.
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Old 10-29-2008, 01:46 AM   #15
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According to my business card, I do it for a living.
He is definitely a great chef!!!

As for me, when the voice on the loud-speaker asks, "Do you want fries with that," I just say, "Yes!" LOL No, I am a home chef. I was really sick for a month, and then we were on vacation for over a month, so I kind of got away from it for awhile, but I am happily getting back into swing of things in the kitchen.

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Old 10-29-2008, 07:37 AM   #16
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Old 10-29-2008, 08:06 AM   #17
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Old 10-29-2008, 06:56 PM   #18
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I'm a Home Cook, I have to do the dishes too!
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Old 10-29-2008, 07:55 PM   #19
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I am trained and certified as a chef. However, I really don't like that term. I love to cook, whether I get paid for it or am doing it for friends and family. Food is number one a passion and I will continue creating until it no longer is one...but I don't see that happening any day soon.
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Old 10-29-2008, 11:48 PM   #20
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